1912 Eight Grade Exam Stumps People on the Street

"GMA" intern challenges random Americans to take century old school test.
3:00 | 08/11/13

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-- made a discovery that is both fascinating and potentially embarrassing this as an eighth grade exam from the year 1912 it was recently. Dug up in a museum in Kentucky. We've been taught that it's all morning questions -- to say the least challenging so we sent our GMA intern -- Barnett out in the streets of New York to test people. -- -- -- -- -- And the -- and the -- Denton. I just didn't even know yeah. Eli -- -- the last battle of the civil war in South Carolina. Does this so -- and I know a lot about that too and blanket -- -- with. Did -- selling machine definitely not my wife who invented the phonograph. Thomas Edison. That there I can even tell you that the BMP three player -- -- -- keep the nervous system in the body have no idea they. You know on the. Should not harm I -- like your brain that's. That in -- -- name the three largest states. In the -- in 1912 unanimously Texas good Nils. Some say you know going nexus of whom. Now we Montana and -- and -- you can't do not have passed BA carry any -- embarrassing to pay you don't mind. -- special thanks to Lindsey our girl is returning in the Northwestern University good for her and I've got a question I like how I get to be the administrator yeah -- -- -- ready -- named two presidents who have died in office. Three tour assassinated remember the year is 1912 -- I don't know if he's okay Garfield McKinley in Lincoln Lincoln what how umbrella. More -- slammed that yes. Don -- I think -- because nobody was holding a massive microphone up yeah. Hey why -- definitely not my livelihood. Knowing your audience your the conscience and yes -- that woman not knowing the patent and health movement that about it. Hello yeah. And yeah. -- -- -- around the back my head and cats -- hate.

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